Re: R-alpha: Too little cex makes you shortsighted...

Peter Dalgaard BSA (pd@kubism.ku.dk)
20 Sep 1996 18:41:56 +0200


To: Thomas Lumley <thomas@biostat.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: Too little cex makes you shortsighted...
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <pd@kubism.ku.dk>
Date: 20 Sep 1996 18:41:56 +0200
In-Reply-To: Thomas Lumley's message of Fri, 20 Sep 1996 09:11:59 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <x2ohj1rve3.fsf@bush.kubism.ku.dk>

Thomas Lumley <thomas@biostat.washington.edu> writes:

> 
> On Fri, 20 Sep 1996, Ross wrote:
> <snip: things about cex parameter>
> > After you've passed some pointers or NAs into this kind of code a few
> > times you start to build in protection.  I's still like an upper
> > bound. How about 144pt.
> >
> 
> How about 72*max(height,width)?.  This is the largest point size that will
> fit on the output and so should satisfy everyone, but is still much
> smaller than the average pointer.

Good idea. Someone sooner or later will get the idea of wanting to
illustrate R's capabilities with a plot containing a single huge
letter "R"...

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